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GE gss25lgmb won’t cool. Got it around 2002 I think

GE gss25lgmb won’t cool ...

GE gss25lgmb won’t cool

Contractor's Assistant: Can you guesstimate how old your GE is? And just to clarify, what's the exact model?

Got it around 2002 I think gss25lgmb

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yep

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

Compressor won’t kick on tested everything it all checks out not getting power to the compressor

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3/18/2018
Joel Swenson
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Hello sorry to hear you are having trouble, I'm Joel and will be glad to help you today.

If you are not getting voltage to the compressor and the evaporator fan is running (the fan in the freezer) then the compressor relay on the main board has failed and the board will have to be replaced. Very common issue for those units.

Refrigerator Electronic Control Board

Part #: WR55X10109 - click here for part info at sears

Here is a video that shows how to replace it - click here for video

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok would I be better off replacing with a new fridge or will replacing the main board solve all issues I don’t want to replace it and have it burn out right away

replacing the board will be fine, and will fix the problem, but to keep from having it burn out in the future the best safeguard is to use an appliance surge protector like the one linked below:

click here for surge protector info on amazon

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Ok thanks man

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